Reasons Why Jaunty Will Not Ship With 2.6.29

Luke Yelavich themuso at
Wed Feb 11 22:03:51 UTC 2009

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 08:16:16AM EST, Dan Chen wrote:
> 2.6.29 brings a newer alsa-kernel bump with a corresponding requisite userspace alsa-lib bump, which is not quite wise given testing time constraints.
> The above example is but one thing to consider. While you are always Free to use your own kernel, if you do, you should be cognizant of the potential ripple in userspace requirements.

Not to mention other kernelspace -> userspace bumps like DVB, and the possible breakage of proprietary video drivers in some instances.

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